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Badminton Legend Dipankar Bhattacharjee To Undergo Brain Tumour Surgery

Dipankar Bhattacharjee represented India in the 1992 Barcelona and 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He reached the pre-quarterfinals in the 1992 Games

Badminton Legend Dipankar Bhattacharjee To Undergo Brain Tumour Surgery
Dipankar Bhattacharjee | Composite: Twitter Screengrabs (@BAI_Media)
Badminton Legend Dipankar Bhattacharjee To Undergo Brain Tumour Surgery
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2021-01-31T21:23:20+05:30

Two-time Olympian shuttler Dipankar Bhattacharjee has been diagnosed with brain tumour and he will undergo a surgery in Mumbai on Thursday, the Badminton Association of India said on Sunday. (More Badminton News)

The 48-year-old Bhattacharjee represented India in the 1992 Barcelona and 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He reached the pre-quarterfinals in the 1992 Olympics. He was also a national champion three times.

"2 time Olympian & National Champion Dipankar Bhattacharjee has been diagnosed with a brain tumour. He has been admitted to Hinduja Hospital where the surgery is slated for Feb 4," the BAI said in its official Twitter handle.

"On behalf of @himantabiswa, BAI & #Badminton fraternity we pray for his speedy recovery."

The Guwahati-based Bhattacharjee was a top shuttler of the country in the 1990s.

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